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Kaukomarkkinat changes its name and shifts towards mobile knowledge work

Kauko - May 17, 2016 9:00:00 AM


The name ‘Kaukomarkkinat’, well known to Finns for the past 70 years, will become a thing of the past.
As of May 17, 2016, the company’s name will be Kauko. At the same time, the company will shift its focus to mobile IT in demanding working environments. In addition to industry and logistics, a focal area will be healthcare technology – tailored software and equipment solutions for hospitals and healthcare centers. In addition to changing its name, Kauko is revamping its entire look.

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Topics: Kauko general, healthcare, Security services and authorities, kauko, fieldwork and industry, kaukomarkkinat, trade and logistics

Sami Koskela appointed Managing Director of Kaukomarkkinat

Kauko - Apr 15, 2015 12:00:00 AM


Sami Koskela (M.Sc. Eng., 35) has been appointed the new Managing Director of Kaukomarkkinat Ltd, part of Aspo Group, and a member of the Group Executive Committee of Aspo Group starting from April 17, 2015.Acting Managing Director Kimmo Liukkonen will continue as a member of the Kaukomarkkinat Board of Directors. Sami Koskela previously worked as the director of Nokia's and subsequently Microsoft's Chinese operations from 2012, before which he acted as director for Nokia's operations in Taiwan.  Read more

Topics: Kauko general

Kaukomarkkinat to sell its Industrial business

Kauko - Feb 24, 2015 12:00:00 AM


 

 On February 23, 2015, Kaukomarkkinat, part of Aspo Group, signed an agreement on the sale of its Industrial business line specializing in machine and equipment sales for paper, process and energy industries to NiJuPe Oy, in which the management of the business to be sold holds significant ownership. Business operations have been carried out in Finland, China, Vietnam, Russia, Poland, Latvia and Kazakhstan.

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New Managing Director for Kaukomarkkinat Ltd

Kauko - Oct 27, 2014 12:00:00 AM


Jukka Nieminen, M.Sc. (Tech.), Managing Director of Kaukomarkkinat Ltd, part of Aspo Group, has announced that he will resign from his position. Kimmo Liukkonen, M.Sc. (Tech.) (age 49) has been appointed as the acting Managing Director of Kaukomarkkinat Ltd until further notice. Kimmo Liukkonen is a board member of Kaukomarkkinat Ltd. The recruitment process for a new Managing Director has commenced.

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Topics: Kauko general

Kaukomarkkinat divests frequency converter business in Poland

Kauko - Jul 16, 2014 10:24:00 AM


Kaukomarkkinat, an Aspo subsidiary, has sold its frequency converter business to Vacon Plc. The business includes the import, export and maintenance operations of frequency converters and related equipment in Poland. Kaukomarkkinat and its affiliates have been partners and retailers of Vacon in Poland since 1994.

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KAUKOMARKKINAT – MORE EFFICIENT TOGETHER!

Kauko - Jun 13, 2013 12:00:00 AM


Kaukomarkkinat has changed its structure and internal organization to increase efficiency and improve service level to its customers. The old model, consisting of highly independent departments, has been replaced with a new model, consisting of three business lines supported by three teams. These changes aim at offering a large variety of products to our customers, increase the presence of salesforce among customers, ensure the reachability of customer service through one common team, improve accuracy and timeliness of deliveries, and boost the development of system solutions as depicted in the new strategy. The measures taken are part of the change program initiated in 2012.

 

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Niiles Airola to head Kaukomarkkinat Oy’s Paper and Process business line

Kauko - Apr 3, 2013 12:00:00 AM


Kaukomarkkinat Oy’s current Business Development Director Niiles Airola, in charge of Kaukomarkkinat’s Cleantech export business, will take on a new role as the Paper and Process (PAP) Business Line Director starting on 15 April 2013. The current Business Line Director Jukka Rapeli, who made a long career building and developing the business line, will retire in spring 2014. This long transition period is aimed at ensuring the seamless continuity of operations and comprehensive transfer of knowledge concerning employees, customers and principals.

 

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Kaukomarkkinat takes Gebwell’s district heating solutions to eastern growth markets

Kauko - Jan 16, 2013 12:00:00 AM


Kaukomarkkinat Oy and Gebwell Ltd have concluded a co-operation agreement for the export of Gebwell’s district heating solutions to Russia, the CIS countries and China. The agreement includes the opportunity to expand the market area as well as representation for the company’s smaller ground source heat pumps. 

 

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Kaukomarkkinat takes Oilon cleantech products to eastern growth markets

Kauko - Dec 3, 2012 10:57:00 AM


Kaukomarkkinat Oy and the Finnish company Oilon Oy have concluded a co-operation agreement concerning the growth markets of the East. According to the contract, Kaukomarkkinat will represent Oilon’s Scancool industrial heat pumps and ground source heat pumps for households in Poland, Lithuania, Latvia and Kazakhstan. Furthermore, Kaukomarkkinat will represent Oilon’s industrial and power plant burners in Kazakhstan. 

 

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Katarzyna Drela appointed Business Development Manager of Kaukomarkkinat Poland (Cleantech)

Kauko - Sep 26, 2012 12:00:00 AM


Katarzyna Drela has been appointed Business Development Manager of Kaukomarkkinat Poland (Cleantech) as of 17.9.2012. Mrs Drela is responsible for developing new business within “Cleantech” in Poland.

 

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Topics: Kauko general